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  • Chicken With Roasted Bell Peppers and Rosemary

    2/21/2020 3:16:30 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight is so HEALTHY and YUMMY so...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 large bell peppers, quartered and seeded 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves, or 1/4 teaspoon dried 1/2 teaspoon salt freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 chicken breasts, halved ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/20/2020 1:49:41 PM, by MOMMY445

    another cool and windy day today. i got some much needed grocery shopping done this morning. now i am taking it easy and enjoying the day. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/19/2020 4:39:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool and somewhat windy day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! after supper, i will be going for a long walk. have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Crab Quesadillas

    2/19/2020 2:57:26 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, You are going to LOVE these! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound lump crabmeat 1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil 1 medium green bell pepper, cut into strips 1/2 medium red bell pepper, cut into strips 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, cut into strips (o... Read more

  • Spring Time Planning

    2/19/2020 12:25:25 AM, by PORTIA70

    I was doing some thinking today and part of my exercise plan is going to include walking up and down the block a few times in the morning after I get my meds in me. We are suppose to be in the 70's for the rest of February here in Los Angeles, so the weather will not be my excuse. I also am thinking... Read more

  • Spinach Lasagna

    2/18/2020 3:21:12 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Well I asked what shall I make for dinner tonight. The response was overwhelming! Take a peek! Sauce: Ingredients~ 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 1 teaspoon... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/18/2020 1:44:18 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a mild and slightly windy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. the weekend was good. i am looking forward to the rest of the week. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Thai Beef and Noodles

    2/17/2020 4:28:18 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Thank you for all your prayers for my neck and back. I am feeling much better today. doing some stretching exercises and laid on the heating pad for a bit last night. Well dinner tonight will be as follows so...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 6 to 10 ounces grilled st... Read more

  • Crunchy Hamburger Casserole

    2/16/2020 3:16:59 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am sorry that I have been absent for a couple of days. I pulled a muscle I my neck and back all from bending over to tie my shoes! I think I will go barefoot from now on! NOT! Well dinner tonight will be...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cups uncooked egg noodles... Read more

  • Week 418 ... MB 202 ...

    2/15/2020 9:26:34 PM, by DOVESEYES

    Morning Sparkies, The house is very quiet today :) the men of the house are resting from their outing on Friday, they are usually apart from work hermits :). So the trip to the city and back again was a BIG day for them both. We dropped DS off at the Courthouse half an hour early so he co... Read more

  • Stress

    2/13/2020 10:58:17 AM, by SEMG498

    How do you beat stress? Million dollar question, especially being diabetic and having it take its toll on my health. Stayed tuned as I try to figure this out. Any suggestions appreciated.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/13/2020 10:27:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'll be heading to the gym after lunch today. i also will be active throughout my day. it is snowing and mild here. tomorrow it is going to be very cold outside. my daughter and i are prepared for today and tomorrow. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Lagging Again

    2/12/2020 6:40:11 PM, by PORTIA70

    I have let several days go by without checking in. As mentioned I have a neighbor who likes to take us out to eat. He never eats at home and likes to take about 3 or 4 of us out to eat. This means he has someone knock on my door almost every day, and gets me side tracked from what I want to do. So f... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/12/2020 4:12:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    a somewhat cool day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! tomorrow i am heading off to the gym for the first time this week. i am looking forward to it. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's monday

    2/10/2020 2:11:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is now underway. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! I will be heading out for a long walk later on, after dinner. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Mrs Claus finished ... with a button :)

    2/10/2020 4:48:05 AM, by DOVESEYES

    Hi Sparkies, it is finished. Mrs Claus will join Santa Claus for DS future family :) Started 20.01.20 finished 10.02.20 One month :) I love the button heart it looks great. Now I will start on the Carolers :) Thanks for stopping by :) Christine... Read more

  • Roasted Pork Tenderloin With Garlic and Rosemary

    2/9/2020 2:35:15 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 lean boneless pork tenderloins (about 8 ounces each) 2 large garlic bulbs (or use 3 bulbs regular garlic) 1 1/2 tablespoons plus 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon plus 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 1/2 tablespoons... Read more

  • Week 417... MB 201...

    2/8/2020 9:50:57 PM, by DOVESEYES

    Morning Sparkies, We had some rain, some sunshine, some beautiful blue skies this week, Autumn is on its way... On Tuesday my friend arrived with two bowls of buttons for me. O what fun... I do love buttons, there were military style ones, deco ones, gold, silver, colorful plastic ones. I... Read more

  • Chocolate Chunk–Peanut Butter Cookies

    2/8/2020 3:21:25 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I thought that y'all needed a treat for doing so amazingly well on your goals! P.s. Don't go overboard now! Remember, moderation is the key! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, divided 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 2/3 c... Read more

  • it's saturday

    2/8/2020 1:59:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool and sunny day here today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgies say cheep, cheep! have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • Grilled Chicken and Herb-Cheese Wraps

    2/7/2020 1:08:14 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, What's for lunch you say? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 carton (8 ounces) nonfat plain yogurt 1 tablespoon wasabi powder 4 flour tortillas (9-inch) 1/2 cup garlic-and-herb-flavored cheese spread, softened Grilled Chicken Breasts (below), cut into thin stri... Read more

  • Been Falling Behind

    2/7/2020 2:18:11 AM, by PORTIA70

    I have good intentions everyday on things that I want to tackle and finish. And everyday someone or something comes along and throws a monkey wrench in my plans. For example, I will go to start the housework, and soon as I get started here comes a neighbor wanting me to go out to eat with them. One ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/6/2020 1:32:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a snowy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep ,cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/5/2020 12:33:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    a sunny and cool day here today. my daughter is now in the school band and she is so happy! she loves to play and learn music. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole

    2/3/2020 2:48:56 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Look'in to save time in the morning? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound breakfast sausage links, casings removed, or bacon 6 slices day-old white bread, cubed 6 eggs, beaten 2 cups milk 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1 t... Read more

  • Something Has Flipped

    2/2/2020 4:45:25 PM, by KANSASROSE67

    I weighed myself on Saturday and it was as bad as I feared it would be--the most I've weighed in ten years. But somehow, I didn't even get upset or really feel bad about it. It is what it is. I feel like owning up to the regaining I've been doing is somehow liberating and empowering. I know where I ... Read more

  • Chicken and Cajun Pork Sausage Stroganoff

    2/2/2020 2:18:23 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I love stroganoff . What -a- 'bout you? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 tablespoons butter 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces 2 links cajun pork sausage, cut into bite-size pieces cajun seasoning... Read more

  • it's sunday

    2/2/2020 2:05:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and snowy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i picked up a few new salads to try this week when i went grocery shopping a while ago. i will do an exercise dvd later on, after dinner. have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • Got A New Tattoo

    2/2/2020 1:02:02 AM, by PORTIA70

    I rewarded myself with a new tattoo yesterday. I will add a photo after bit when I go through my cell phone. It is of mine and my love's zodiac signs. He is a Capricorn and I am a Cancer. Both signs overlap each other and there is stars illuminating the way. I absolutely love it. I picked it put las... Read more

  • Week 416... MB 200 ...

    2/1/2020 9:34:59 PM, by DOVESEYES

    Morning Sparkies, We got some rain !!! It was lovely :) More hot days on the way as February is the hottest month usually up to 45 Deg C maybe even 48 phew !!! I watched the Australian Open some great tennis played by all :) A good week for me managed to get some Zumba done usually s... Read more

  • it's saturday

    2/1/2020 2:21:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to take it easy here today. my daughter says hi and she likes her new teachers. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! Have a terrific day, everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Wild Sweet and Sour Chicken

    2/1/2020 1:55:18 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Chicken tonight! Ingredients~ 2 boxes of Uncle Ben's Long Grain and Wild Rice 6, 8. or 10 pieces of meaty chicken depending on size (skin ON) 1 large can diced pineapple in syrup 1 large can Lesure peas with liquid 1 can mushrooms, stems and pieces with ... Read more

  • Rolled Stuffed Fish Fillets

    1/31/2020 1:48:44 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Fish is on the menu for tonight! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 skinless, boneless fillets of sole or flounder (approximately 8 inches by 4 or 5 inches and all the same size) 1 cup soft bread crumbs 1/2 cup wheat cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons chopped parsley ... Read more

  • Whole Wheat–Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

    1/30/2020 4:07:55 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I got the cookies, grab the milk! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1-1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar 2 large eggs, at room temperature 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups whole wheat pas... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/30/2020 2:42:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    i got caught up on some housework today. now i am just relaxing. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/29/2020 4:26:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    I am having a great day so far. my daughter is taking it easy until her next semester at school starts tomorrow. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper & Garlic Aioli

    1/29/2020 3:12:23 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get your crab traps out for this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons diced onion 2 tablespoons diced celery 1 small clove garlic, finely minced 2cups fine dry plain breadcrumbs, divided 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley ... Read more

  • 6 Teeth Pulled Yesterday

    1/29/2020 1:12:29 PM, by PORTIA70

    So, my dentist started on my bottom teeth yesterday, now that all my tops were already removed. They told me they will not send off for my dentures until they are done with the pulling of all they plan to take out. How fun. I look like grandma gums already LOL One of the stitches came loose ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/28/2020 1:04:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is well underway, i am really enjoying the program i am in to help with my anxiety and depression. my daughter had her last final exam yesterday morning. she starts the second semester this thursday. she is looking forward to continuing to learn and the variety of courses she will be takin... Read more

  • A Blog For Those Who May Get Discouraged

    1/28/2020 12:54:41 PM, by KANSASROSE67

    I have a long-time SparkFriend, SmilingTree, who just published a wonderful and helpful blog about how life circumstances play a huge role in our ability to lose weight. Check it out here: http://www.sparkpeople.com/m
    ypage_public_journal_indiv
    idual.asp?blog_id=6649258... Read more

  • Chicken Stir-Fry

    1/27/2020 2:19:30 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner is at 6pm sharp and your place is reserved! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves 1/4 cup peanut oil 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper 1/2 cup sliced green onions, including some of the green tops 2 cloves garlic, mince... Read more

  • Low-Fat Orange-Ginger Creamsicles

    1/26/2020 3:54:35 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It sure has been awhile! I have been so busy and need a vacation so, so bad but as I have come to grips with, that will never happen! Well since it has been awhile since I have been here, I need to wish you all a belated Happy Thanks giving, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 20... Read more

  • Week 415 ... MB 199 ...

    1/25/2020 9:19:15 PM, by DOVESEYES

    Morning Sparkies, Some hot days, we have the air con on early today for a 38 deg C day :( Weight wise up a bit this week, still working on the Lean Body Mass. It is up so that is good. DD's pup is growing so fast, He is so cute -- a miniature schnauzer :), still a little... Read more

  • Ended Up Sick

    1/24/2020 1:04:27 PM, by PORTIA70

    Went out to eat with some neighbors. It was warm when we left but the temperature dropped while we was eating. I felt fine until I got home, and noticed that my neuropathy was hurting. Shortly after that I got a low grade fever. I did not get to feeling better until late last night. That is why I ha... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/23/2020 1:05:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm feeling a lot better today. my daughter just has one exam today and she is done for the day. she is well prepared for it and for her other exams, too.both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! Have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more